“And a guy who never coached a second in his life gets $5 million a year for five years?”
Not only are Kerr and Jackson close on a personal level, but Kerr has a strong understanding of the triangle offense. But it turns out that being on the West Coast and having the opportunity to coach an up-and-coming team with plenty of potential was too much for Kerr to turn down.
“He stuck it right up Phil’s rear end here,” the midday co-host said. “Phil put him on the map! Doesn’t he owe Phil something? I guess not. I’ll tell you right now he should give him half his salary. I hope Steve Kerr never wins a game in Golden State. Who the hell is this guy? Who the hell is Steve Kerr? Give me a break … This guy became Red Auerbach without coaching a game, and he gets $25 million! Are you kidding?”